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2022 Irish Aid Casement Fellowship in Human Rights for Nigerian Students

The Ireland Fellows Programme enables early to mid-career professionals from Nigeria, with leadership potential, to benefit from a prestigious, world-class, quality education contributing to capacity building. It offers selected students the opportunity to undertake a fully funded one-year master’s level programme at a higher education institution (HEI) in Ireland. The award covers programme fees, flights, accommodation and living costs

Eligibility: Candidates must:

  • be a citizen of Nigeria and be residing in Nigeria
  • have achieved the necessary academic standard to be accepted onto a master’s level course of study in Human Rights
  • have a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience.
  • be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to the development of Nigeria.
  • be able to take up the fellowship in the academic year for which it is offered.
  • meet any relevant procedural requirements of the Government of Nigeria.
  • be able to demonstrate skills in academic English by achieving an appropriate score on a recognised test (e.g. IELTS 6.5).

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at (country): Ireland

Type: Masters, Fellowship

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: Under the Casement fellowship, full financial support is provided for return airfares, full tuition, stipends to cover accommodation and subsistence costs, health insurance and other allowances, in addition to the necessary entry arrangements such as medical examination and visa.

Method of Application: Please read the Applicants Guidance Note carefully before completing as eligibility criteria may differ from country to country.

The application process consists of three stages:

  • Stage 1   Preliminary Application;
  • Stage 2   Detailed Application;
  • Stage 3   Interviews.

Application Deadline: 31st July 2022.

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